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Sudan

Sudan

Population: 40.53 mn.
GDP: $117.49 bn.
Debt: $21.75 bn.

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Another warning

As pressure mounts from Egypt and Saudi Arabia, Khartoum announced on 2 September that it was closing all Iranian culture centres. How the regime manages its close ties with Iran i...


A moral victory

A US judge finds Sudan and Iran guilty of the 1998 US embassy bombings, revealing new details of their involvement

Sixteen years after the bombings of the United States' embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, which killed 224 people and injured more than 1,000, a New York court has ordered Iran and S...


The mystery men and the embassy bombings

Two men played key roles in the double attack: one using Sudan as his springboard, the other under the noses of the US army, CIA and FBI

Fazul Abdullah Mohamed Ali, a Comoran, and Ali Mohamed, an Egyptian, both played key roles in the 1998 Embassy bombings in East Africa, according to court documents: the former as ...


Proxy battles, real war

The explosions that destroyed an arms depot at El Geili north of Khartoum on 18 July prompted a welter of speculation on news sites and social media. Many thought that Israel had t...


Unhappy birthday

A quarter of a century after seizing power, the Islamist regime in Khartoum has nothing to celebrate, not even the success of its own 'Salvation Revolution'. It is besieged on all fronts

While leaders fight for power, the economy is in a dire state, nearly half the population is officially below the poverty line, the opposition is steadily gaining political and mil...


Political parties and the government

Sudan's history of multiparty democracy has been interrupted by three periods of dictatorship but that of the National Islamic Front-National Congress Party is by far the longest. ...


Sudan's Islamist regime: key dates

Islamism is a 20th century ideology but one idealising the borderless caliphates of the seventh century. The movement began in 1928 when Hassan el Banna (22) founded the Muslim Bro...


The Red Sea missile drama

Fearing reprisals from Saudi Arabia and Israel, Khartoum turns down Tehran's offer to build missile launch pads near Port Sudan

Just how close are relations between the Islamist regimes in Khartoum and Tehran? The headline from Iran's Fars News Agency on 4 June – 'Iran, Sudan Discuss Expansion of Ties...


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